iPad Magic: 6 Ideas Every iPad Teacher Needs to Know

The CoolCatTeacher

Want to show your cursor on the iPad screen? There’s a trick for these things and more on the iPad. Today, Tony Vincent shares six ideas every iPad teacher needs to know. iPad Magic: 6 Ideas Every iPad Teacher Needs to Know. He is one of my Go To people for iPads.

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Visionary Leadership and iPads

iTeach with iPads

I saw educational leaders excited about providing their students the very best possible advantages with 1:1 iPads. When I look at what the 1:1 iPad deployment has meant for my kindergarten students, I watch them using the power of this device to maximize their learning.

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iPads for Masterful Math: Randomizing Formative Math Assessment

The CoolCatTeacher

Dr. Sean Nank’s research shows that the single biggest method for improving learning with iPads is to use online formative assessments. This intriguing research is a must listen for any school with access to technology. You do not need iPads to implement and learn from this research.

@Nearpod: Teaching Smarter with iPads


Nearpod: the iPad Teacher''s must have tool I''ve been meaning to post about Nearpod for a few weeks; however, with the ISTE conference and arranging my recent give-away (thanks Nearpod for supporting), I''ve been a bit swamped. Nearpod is a free app you can download to your iPad.

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An Excellent App to Remotely Access Your Computer Through iPad or iPhone

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Splashtop Personal allows you to remotely access your desktop (Mac or Windows) from your iPad.read more. iPad remote access appsJune 11, 2017 Splashtop Personal (retail $19.99 USD) is free today and only for a limited period of time.

Fostering Mathematical Mindsets with iPads in the Classroom from Mason


And when classrooms go one-to-one with iPads, this enhances opportunities to foster the mathematical mindsets of students in the classroom. Help students make relevant connections to mathematical concepts by photographically capturing the world around them using the iPad’s c amera.

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Mac's Accessibility Features Teachers Should Know About

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

After we have learned about the different accessibility features embedded in iPad we move to Mac and show you what it offers in terms of assistive technology to help students with learning.read more.

From Consumption to Creation on the iPad


Often times when schools go one-to-one with iPads, teachers continue to do what they’ve always done. It’s not that using technology iPads as a substitut e for pen and paper is “bad.” Safari is the iPad’s native web browser and is optimized for performance, workflow, and functionality.

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6 Ways to Transform Learning with iPad Integration


You’ve just been given the opportunity to use an iPad with your class and you have no idea how you should use it. With so much negative information surrounding the use of technology in schools why were you given an iPad to use with your students? Make Learning Accessible.

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Unlocking The Learning Potential Of The iPad

TeachThought - Learn better.

Unlocking The Learning Potential Of The iPad. The iPad. To establish how we can maximize the impact of the iPad as a learning tool, we first have to establish what kind of impact we’d hope to have. 10 Secrets To Unlocking The Learning Potential Of The iPad In Education.

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4 Good iPad Library Apps

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Below is a collection of some iPad apps you might want to try. Some of these apps provide access to free eBooks and several other.read moreLooking for some good library apps other than Kindle and Kobo?

Guided Access feature of iPad

Comfortably 2.0

There is a great feature on the iOS6 update for your iPad. It is called "Guided Access." Perhaps you have a student that needs to use your iPad and you don''t want them snooping around your iPad. Turn on the "Guided Access" feature and lock them into ONE app. Have a student that can''t stay on task with an app? Here is how you do it

App Smashing on the iPad: A Guide for the Elementary Classroom


Are you an elementary teacher looking for creative ways to integrate iPads into student learning? App Smashing is a great strategy for increasing the creative potential of the iPad. What is App Smashing on the iPad? Blog Featured Tom Daccord iPad

Access Your Stuff with Parallels Access

Kathy Schrock

Parallels Access screenshot Parallels Access is the coolest new program for your iPad and your Mac or Windows computer! It allows you to work with all of the programs that are on your computer on your iPad! Parallels calls it "applifying", since the programs run full screen on the iPad, but also allow you to use tapping, pinching, swiping, and scrolling as if you were using an iPad app! When tapping, the taps are right on, even on the iPad Mini!

Tech Tip #104: Need a File on Your iPad? Try This

Ask a Tech Teacher

Q: I have a video on my classroom computer I want to use on my iPad. A: There are ways to do that–email it to your iPad, open through DropBox–but those have issues: emailing requires extra steps and time you may not have. like email, you must put materials in DropBox to access them from there (I know–Duh, but that requires planning. I use Carbonite to make data available to my iPad. Classroom management Parent resources Tech tips ipads

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Three Digital Equity Leaders Call to Action for Students Without Home Internet Access


The CoSN Meeting the Needs of Students Without Home Internet Access webinar on September 19, 2018 reflects the growing concern and call to action for school districts, business communities and state and federal government to address what has been termed as the homework gap.

iPad Basic Training for Teachers


The Background Photo Used Under a Creative Commons License In the Spring of 2013, my school district committed to issuing an iPad to every classroom teacher. Most of the iPads would be in the hands of teachers by the end of the semester. Four to five to six hours of training on iPads ?

Breaking News: Today - Educreations Launches New iPad App and Turns Your iPad Into an Interactive Whiteboard


Available for the first time ever today, the new iPad app from Educreations will transform teaching. Using this app will turn your iPad into an interactive whiteboard, and allow you to plan, create, and share lessons in far less time than before.

18 Simple Ways To Make Your iPad Faster

TeachThought - Learn better.

18 Simple Ways To Make Your iPad Faster. You bought your iPad new three years ago, and now it’s getting a bit long in the tooth. If you want to extend the life of your little glass rectangle–and make your iPad faster in general–the following tips can help.

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The FREE education browser for your iPad via @TheRoverApp to view Flash Content!


Can''t access flash on your iPad? Rover is the free to download education app that streams educational Flash content to your iPad! Rover is an education app and the only education browser for your iPad designed for teachers and students of all ages.

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More iPad Apps

A Principal's Reflections

In my last post I wrote about some iPad apps that I thought were must adds for administrators and educators alike. The key for me is that I want this device to be a valuable tool in collecting data, staying in touch with my administrative team, unrestricted real-time access to my PLN, and as a form of motivation for my teachers to take more risks with technology to engage students in the learning process. Groupboard : Turns your iPad into a collaborative whiteboard.

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Word Silhouette Project with iPad


The original project utilized Mac and iPad, but I have changed it up to use iPad only for classrooms that may only have access to iPads. Don’t let the images die on the iPad!

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How ST Math Provides Equitable Access for Students in Special Education

MIND Research Institute

Most of the students in her classroom use ST Math with a traditional computer, keyboard, and mouse, but some require a different setup, such as an iPad clipped onto a wheelchair. “I This article features contributions from MIND's Chief Data Science Officer Andrew Coulson.

iPad Essentials: Working around the Barriers to YouTube Access


Doing so prevents educators from accessing many videos that have educational and language-enhancing purposes ( see a previous post on this here, if you want specifics ). Identify a video of interest and while on a computer (not your iPad), copy the video''s URL: 2.

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The Riddle Of Meaningful iPad Integration

TeachThought - Learn better.

The Riddle Of Meaningful iPad Integration. In lieu of being incredible pieces of hardware with significant learning potential, iPad adoption has produced uneven learning results thus far. Do something about iPad workflow!” by Noah Kravitz. Background.

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My Quick List of iPad Apps

A Principal's Reflections

Yesterday after receiving my iPad I quickly reached out to my PLN for some suggestions on which apps to download. Cloud Browse : Easily access Flash, JAVA, and Google Docs. Delicious : Access all your bookmarks quickly and easily. apps educational technology iPad Opinion

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Access to Amazon Cloud Music Comes to iPad and iPhone

The 21st Century Principal

Now users who have music in the Amazon Cloud Drive can listen to that music on their iPhone or iPad. Use your 5 GB Amazon cloud space to store music that can no be accessed from any device, whether its an Android tablet, iPhone, or computer desktop.

Tech Tip #106: Auto-add a Period, Caps Lock, When Typing on an IPad

Ask a Tech Teacher

Q: Typing on the iPad keyboard is slow. You have to access two different screens to type most messages. A: Here’s one time-saving tip: IPads and most Smartphones will add a period (which inconveniently is on the second screen) if you double-space. Education reform ipadsAs a working technology teacher, I get hundreds of questions from parents about their home computers, how to do stuff, how to solve problems. Each Tuesday, I’ll share one of those with you.

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Improve Reading Comprehension with Text-to-Speech: iPad Multi-Sensory Reading

Nick's Picks for Educational Technology

The post Improve Reading Comprehension with Text-to-Speech: iPad Multi-Sensory Reading appeared first on Nick's Picks For Educational Technology. Assistive Technology accessibility iPad readingText-To-Speech Text-to-Speech isn’t just for students with low-vision.

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Introduction to iPads: Part 2--iPad Integration


How does a teacher start to use iPads in the classroom? While Part 1 focuses on the hardware basics, Part 2 focuses on iPad integration in the classroom. Those lessons learned apply to iPad management as well. It is an iPad app that can also be accessed from your browser.

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7 Ways to Creatively Ask Questions in the Classroom Using iPads!


The only difference is instead of having children use their dry erase boards, erasers, and expo markers, we use our iPads. With The Answer Pad''s free app, TapIt Free, my students are able to answer questions using templates I push out to their iPads. Grab your iPad.

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Accessing free eBooks with Open eBooks

Class Tech Integrate

Right now, the app only works on tablets (iPad/Android), but the Open eBooks company informed me that they hope to have a web based version out later this year, so if you are a Chromebook district, keep your eye peeled!

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Interesting idea - Chromebook + Nexus 7 instead of just an iPad

Educational Technology Guy

Instead of a school purchasing an iPad and keyboard for all the students, what about a Chromebook and Nexus 7 for each student? An iPad starts at $500 and then add the case for $50 and keyboard for around $50 and you are at $600 for one device.

Highlights from Day 1 of iPad Summit Boston – from Beth


nABLEing All Learners with iPad and Apple Watch. ” iOS devices such as the iPad include a number of built-in features that support diverse learners in reaching their full potential, including text to speech, word prediction, as well as dictation and support for closed captions.

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Why is Guided Access important in Elementary Grades?

My Paperless Classroom

Guided Access is a feature found on iPads that allow teachers to hand a device to a student knowing that they will not be able to swipe away into a different app. The post Why is Guided Access important in Elementary Grades?